HBO’s “The Gilded Age” newest hit series is now filming Season 2 and the show is helping Albany’s economy.
According to News10,
Albany Film Commissioner Deb Goedeke told them that 13,000 sleeping room nights have been booked in the area, 7,0000 are in Albany. They continued “When someone checks into a hotel, and they stay in the sleeping room for the night and then they check out the next day,” said Goedeke.
She also shared that while the filming is here in the area, about $165,000 a day is being pumped back into the Capital Region economy. The commissioner says this is a great employment for locals looking to make it big in show business.
This is amazing work.
The Gilded Age Plot:
“Against this backdrop of change, the story begins in 1882 introducing young Marian Brook, the orphaned daughter of a Union general, who moves into the New York City home of her thoroughly old money aunts Agnes van Rhijn and Ada Brook. Accompanied by Peggy Scott, an accomplished African-American woman, Marian inadvertently becomes enmeshed in a social war between one of her aunts, a scion of the old money set, and her stupendously rich neighbours, a ruthless railroad tycoon and his ambitious wife, George and Bertha Russell.”
Season 2 is set to air in 2023.